David Warheit

Research Fellow
DuPont Haskell Global Centers for Health and Environmental Sciences

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Dr. Warheit is a research fellow at the DuPont Haskell Global Centers for Health and Environmental Sciences. He joined the DuPont Haskell Laboratory in 1984 to develop a pulmonary toxicology research laboratory. His major research interests are pulmonary toxicological mechanisms and risk related to inhaled particulates, fibers and nanomaterials. Dr. Warheit has been the recipient of the ILSI Kenneth Morgareidge Award (1993 – Hannover, Germany) and the Robert A. Scala Award and Lectureship in Toxicology (2000). He has attained Diplomat status of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences and the American Board of Toxicology. He serves on several National Institutes of Health review committees, has participated in working groups for the National Academy of Sciences and many other groups, has authored or co-authored over 100 publications, and has been on several journal editorial boards. He is currently the Associate Editor for Inhalation Toxicology and Toxicological Sciences. Dr. Warheit is the current chairman of the European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals Task Force on Health and Environmental Safety of Nanomaterials. He earned a Ph.D. in physiology from Wayne State University School of Medicine.